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24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Check Out These Pitch Decks From Airbnb, YouTube and Other Famous Startups

Airbnb described its service as a way to “save money, make money, and share culture.” BuzzFeed billed itself as a “one stop shop for web buzz.” And …

This is your brain on pot

Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a bathroom. …

ShakeAlert provides earthquake early warning system

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and a series of university partners are developing an earthquake early warning system called ShakeAlert, which aims to provide the general public with alerts up to 10 seconds before an earthquake hits. The system is not yet public, but it is now undergoing testing …

Mark Zuckerberg reveals 'painful' turning point in Facebook's history

Mark Zuckerberg has led Facebook to become one of the most valuable and respected companies in the world. But despite all of his successes, he rarely talks about the challenges he's faced along the way.<p>In a new interview with Y Combinator president Sam Altman, published on Tuesday, Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg

Koreans enjoy best mobile internet, and the Dutch spend most time on Wi-Fi, says OpenSignal

A new report from OpenSignal shines a light on the state of mobile networks around the world, using billions of crowdsourced readings from the OpenSignal app in 95 countries.<p>For the uninitiated, OpenSignal passively monitors the speed, coverage, and reliability of mobile networks on users’ phones …

Using Social Media to Build Professional Skills

If you think of social media as the sole province of vacation selfies and muffin recipes, the idea of using it for genuine professional development may seem absurd. But there are plenty of ways you can use social media to build professional skills, knowledge, and relationships, without getting …

Social Media

How To Move From An Entrepreneur To Manager Or Fail

As a business advisor, I have too often seen technical entrepreneurs get a product or service off the ground with ease, but then struggle mightily when their business reaches a couple of million in annual sales, or the employee count grows beyond a handful. It’s at this stage that the job changes …

Entrepreneurship

Why I’m Switching To A Six Hour Work Day

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The 3 most critical building blocks of wealth

So many of us have so much false information regarding money, finance, budgets, debt and income that it is no wonder that most people never accumulate much wealth.<p>I know people who won't buy anything if it isn't on sale, yet who are still broke because they don't understand how to produce …

Real time speech recognition using WebRTC, Node.js and speech recognition engine

<b>A. What I am trying to implement.</b><p>A web application allowing real-time speech recognition inside web browser (like this).<p><b>B. Technologies I am</b> …

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Martial Arts

Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen's stair-climbing wheelchair

Remember Dean Kamen's iBot wheelchair? Its uniquely adjustable wheel orientation gave patients the freedom to climb stairs and effectively stand upright, but its high price ($25,000) knocked it off the market in 2009. Well, it's poised for a comeback: Toyota is partnering with Dean Kamen's DEKA to …

Inside Amazon's Plans to Dominate Online Retail

Few dispute that online retail figures to play an increasingly prominent role in the way people around the world shop. However, this generational shift rarely manifests itself in such stark terms as it has so far this month.<p>Case in point: Apparel retail giant <b>Macy's</b> plummeted 15% in a single week …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

10 Book Recommendations From Warren Buffett's Right-Hand Man

Avid reader Charlie Munger shares his top picks.<p>If you want to pick the best restaurant in town, you'd probably ask the person who eats out the most. If you want to know where to buy great clothes, you'd go to the friend with the overflowing closet. And if you want to know what to read, you should …

Books

Facebook’s Latest Feature Will Help Blind People in a Big Way

Facebook introduced a new feature on Tuesday that will allow people with visual impairments to hear descriptions of photos, aiming to make the …

Social Media

Older adults buddy up with Amazon’s Alexa

When Willie Kate Friar wakes in the middle of the night, the octogenarian doesn’t have to turn on the lights or crane her neck to find out the time. …

Alzheimer's Disease

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The Only Car in the World Built Exclusively For Wheelchair Users

An electric car built specifically for wheelchair users aims to help them be more independent. <br>Read More

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

professionals

Excessive Delay Is Making the NFL Unwatchable

On Sunday, I did something that I have seldom done in recent years, thanks to more responsibilities and less patience in my life. I watched an entire NFL game live. And I was reminded of why I seldom do this. NFL games have more and more become an exercise in delay. Viewers must slog through …

APIs Are The New FTEs

Gaurav Jain Contributor<p>Gaurav Jain is a principal at Founder Collective. He co-founded Polar and was an early product manager for Android.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How To Be A VC Without Any Capital<br>• You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn<p>Facebook, Google and Twitter have to deal …

Amazon Web Services

Mobile Marketing And Analytics Startup WizRocket Lands $8M From Sequoia And Accel

WizRocket, which helps companies increase user engagement by fine-tuning mobile, web, and e-mail notifications, has raised $8 million in new funding from Sequoia Capital India and returning investor Accel Partners.<p>The Palo Alto-based startup will use its fresh capital to launch an API for …

Venture Capital

IBM Teams Up With The Weather Company For Emergency Tech

One of the least-told business stories of the past decade is the transformation of The Weather Company, the Weather Channel’s parent company, from a cable television station into one of the world’s largest marketers of climate data. Now, The Weather Company is doing something that’s a long way from …

Software

Forecast anything

The models use a standards-based, flexible, and robust structure built to help entrepreneurs create operational forecasts and financial projections …

Financial Services